OnePlus confirms the OnePlus 3 will be discontinued in favor of the OnePlus 3T

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The OnePlus 3T is being treated as the successor to the OnePlus 3, so as you might imagine, the latter phone won’t be available to buy any longer, at least that was the assumption. But now, Android Central obtained a statement from OnePlus confirming that OnePlus 3 will indeed be discontinued. It’s something we expected, but this is official confirmation.

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Google Allo updated with Smart Smiley emoji suggestions and chat themes

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Google may be having a hard time getting enough users to switch over from their messaging app of choice, but that isn’t stopping the Mountain View company from continuing to add new features to its Google Assistant-powered chat app Allo. Today, they are announcing an update to Allo that brings in contextual emoji and sticker suggestions, a brand new Fantastic Beasts sticker pack, and new chat themes.

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OnePlus 3T on its way, but don’t count out the OnePlus 3

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Yesterday OnePlus launched the new OnePlus 3T as the updated successor to the OnePlus 3 that was released earlier this year. Outside of a new color option, externally the new device appears the same as the old device, but comes packed with new internal hardware. The OnePlus 3 is currently showing as not being available for order, which makes sense since everyone assumed the OnePlus 3T is replacing the OnePlus 3. OnePlus support on Twitter indicates that is not true though and both phones will be available. Read more

[TA Deals] These wireless earbuds are just $39! (66% off)

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On Talk Android Deals, the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are on sale for half the price you’d pay elsewhere. These earbuds are perfect for anyone struggling to keep water and sweat from damaging them as they’re completely moisture-resistant. Basically, the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are the must-have earbuds for when you work out or do anything active.

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